The first table below looks at the demand for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 7 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 51 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.89% 10.87% 5.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.91% 14.49% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 8
Average daily rate £425 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £270 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £36.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.58% +107.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
342 138 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.72% 75.00% 73.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 85 101
Average daily rate £425 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 17
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Bedfordshire region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

E-Commerce
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing E-Commerce within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton 0 29 £450 +33.33% 2
Dunstable - 4 £460 -
Bedford - - - -
E-Commerce
East of England

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Scrum
3 22 (31.43%) .NET
4 20 (28.57%) C#
4 20 (28.57%) HTML
4 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 17 (24.29%) Retail
5 17 (24.29%) hybris
6 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
7 14 (20.00%) Java
8 13 (18.57%) TDD
9 12 (17.14%) MVC
9 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
9 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
10 11 (15.71%) TeamCity
11 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (12.86%) Endeca
11 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
12 8 (11.43%) Subversion
12 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (11.43%) XML
13 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
13 7 (10.00%) SaaS
14 6 (8.57%) Validation
14 6 (8.57%) Finance
14 6 (8.57%) WCF
14 6 (8.57%) XSLT
14 6 (8.57%) Web Services

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.14%) CMS
2 3 (4.29%) Apache
3 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) DHCP
1 2 (2.86%) FTP
1 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (1.43%) SSL
2 1 (1.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.71%) TeamCity
3 8 (11.43%) Subversion
4 7 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.71%) JIRA
6 2 (2.86%) Ant
6 2 (2.86%) Maven
7 1 (1.43%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.43%) NUnit
7 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.43%) Moq
General
1 17 (24.29%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Finance
3 4 (5.71%) Back Office
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) General Ledger
4 3 (4.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) Architect
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.14%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 5 (7.14%) Business Architect
7 4 (5.71%) Agile Business Analyst
8 3 (4.29%) Java Programmer
8 3 (4.29%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Programmer
9 2 (2.86%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (2.86%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.86%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) .NET
2 20 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 20 (28.57%) HTML
3 9 (12.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (11.43%) XML
5 6 (8.57%) XSLT
5 6 (8.57%) WSDL
5 6 (8.57%) Web Services
5 6 (8.57%) WCF
6 5 (7.14%) Ajax
7 4 (5.71%) Middleware
7 4 (5.71%) Spring
7 4 (5.71%) CSS
8 3 (4.29%) HTML5
8 3 (4.29%) CSS3
9 2 (2.86%) jQuery
10 1 (1.43%) RESTful
10 1 (1.43%) Symfony
10 1 (1.43%) CakePHP
10 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
1 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) APACS
3 1 (1.43%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) UNIX
2 3 (4.29%) Android
2 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) CentOS
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (35.71%) Scrum
3 13 (18.57%) TDD
4 12 (17.14%) MVC
5 9 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (11.43%) Software Engineering
6 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (8.57%) B2C
7 6 (8.57%) Validation
8 5 (7.14%) CRM
8 5 (7.14%) Change Management
8 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.71%) Kanban
9 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Testing
9 4 (5.71%) User Stories
9 4 (5.71%) Migration
9 4 (5.71%) BPR
9 4 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.57%) C#
2 14 (20.00%) Java
3 12 (17.14%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.71%) AWK
5 2 (2.86%) SQL
5 2 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) SCCM
1 2 (2.86%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) hybris
2 9 (12.86%) Endeca
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.29%) F5
5 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.43%) Unica
5 1 (1.43%) Pega
5 1 (1.43%) Mercator
5 1 (1.43%) Anite
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